Travel Information

Dominica citizens travelling to Sri Lanka

Citizens of Dominica that are travelling to Sri Lanka need to apply for an e-visa online before travelling.

What to expect in Sri Lanka

🤝 friendly locals
inexpensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
⛅ warm weather
bad air quality
Not many tourists

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

AirTel, and Dialog


💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is LKR.

1 XOF = 0.302051 LKR

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $1.38 USD.

Visa Status

An E-Visa can filled out and submitted online before travel.

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 30 days past your travel date.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Sri Lanka. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Sri Lanka has introduced new entry measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.Expect additional health screening at entry points . Sri Lanka has imposed a travel ban on passengers arriving from South Korea, Italy, Iran, France, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark, Netherlands and Austria. This list may be extended to cover more countries. Contact your airline or nearest Sri Lankan embassy to confirm the latest entry requirements. If you have symptoms of respiratory illness contact your doctor before travelling. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Sri Lanka.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Sri Lanka. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (2.56 / 5)
Safety (3.65 / 5)
Cost of Living (5.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$30.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$1.38 USD

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